We have compiled the works that the Volunteers of Together Platform have prepared for you, inspired by their own experiences. Stories are the expression of real events and poems are what the facts feel.

 

TÜRKİYE’ DE ANNE OLMAK

Ben ömrümde ilk defa gözaltına 12 eylül 2017 de alındım. Oğlumun doğduğu gün…

9 aylık zorlu bir sürecin sonunda çocuğumuz dünyaya gelmişti. Daha yarım saat olmuştu doğumdan çıkalı. Bunun sevincini ve heyecanını yaşarken polisler geldiler odaya. Kursağımızda kaldı annelik ve babalık sevinci. Sevincin ve … Devamini Oku

 

Being a Mother in Turkey

I was detained for the first time in my life on September 12, 2017. The day when my son was born… Our baby was born at the end of a 9-month difficult period. It had been only half an hour since I gave birth. While we were feeling joy and excitement of this moment, the police came to the room. Delight of being father andRead More

ZAMAN                                                                                                             

Kimi içerde, kimi dışarda

Kiminin vuslatı ahrete kaldı

Kiminin çilesi bitmedi daha

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KOKUSUZ BAHÇELER

Aynı anda okusak bir şiiri

Yağmur yağıyor o tepeye

Toprak kokusu sızan kabir

Doldukça boşalan ıslak

Devamini Oku

Lament of Oppressed

Some are outside, some are still prisoner

Some, afterlife, will reunion 

Some have … Lue lisää

Give My Hometown Back to Me

Give my hometown back to me

A bunch of hope flowers;

Violets, tulips, roses

Chirping nightingales … Lue lisää

By AST Reporter, Nur Ozer

“I was so afraid to go to the hospital for delivery. I had planned to have the majority of my labor contractions at home so that I would not be taken into custody,” says Ayse Kaya in an interview she gave to an Advocates of Silenced Turkey reporter. Like many mothers of.. Lue lisää